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Is Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc.(NASDAQ: FOXA), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ: FOXA) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 3/11/1996. Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. is in the Entertainment – Diversified industry and Services sector. Average volume for Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc., is 11366.68, and so far today it has a volume of 10974400. Performance year to date since the 3/11/1996 is -7.75%.

To help you determine whether Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 17.4 and forward P/E is 11.36. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. has a value for PEG of 1.26. P/S ratio is 1.69 and the P/B ratio is 3.42. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 10.42 and 23.72 respectively.

At the current price Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. is trading at, 24.73 (2.11% today), Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. has a dividend yield of 1.46%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 21.20%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 1.42, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 13.45% after growing -63.90% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 431.90%, and 7.10% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 1864.59, and the number of shares float is 1496.55. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.10%, and institutional ownership is at 98.20%. The float short is 1.48%, with the short ratio at a value of 1.95. Management has seen a return on assets of 5.70%, and also a return on investment of 9.10%.

The ability for Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 2.1, and quick ratio is 1.6. Long term debt/equity is 1.41 and total debt/equity is 1.44. In terms of margins, Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. has a gross margin of 37.30%, with its operating margin at 15.20%, and Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. has a profit margin of 10.10%.

The 52 week high is -20.26%, with 10.57% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is -0.68% and the 200 day simple moving average is -8.22%.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

 

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